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Trivia Nite helps Guardian ad Litem Foundation raise $7,145 to provide local children with volunteer advocates

2018-11-20T20:13:57+00:00November 20th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Guardian ad Litem Foundation, 20th Judicial Circuit, raised $7,145 at its lively Trivia Night on Nov. 1 to support the organization’s “I am for the child” program. The 60 guests in attendance enjoyed an extensive appetizer buffet and drinks at Bokampers Sports Bar & Grill in Naples. Participants then formed teams and competed for prizes, [...]

Matanzas Craft Beer Fest on the Bay raises $3,500 for Operation Open Arms

2018-11-19T19:45:10+00:00November 19th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Event proceeds to benefit military outreach efforts, PTSD mental health care Matanzas on the Bay’s first-ever craft beer event, “Matanzas Craft Beer Fest on the Bay,” has raised $3,500 for Operation Open Arms, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the care and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in military personnel. Held at Matanzas on the [...]

Guardian ad Litem Foundation raises $10,000 at ‘Fashion to a Tea’ to support Southwest Florida children

2018-11-17T00:53:02+00:00November 16th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Guardian ad Litem Foundation, 20th Judicial Circuit, raised $10,028 at the nonprofit organization’s Fashion to a Tea fundraising event on Nov. 7. Held at Twin Isles Country Club in Punta Gorda, Fashion to a Tea included an elegant high tea luncheon, silent auction and fashion show to raise money for Guardian ad Litem, which pairs [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. names nine new beneficiaries of dollars raised at 2019 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest

2018-11-06T22:07:59+00:00November 6th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. has announced nine new beneficiaries of its 2019 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest, thereby extending its reach throughout the five-county region. In support of a variety of children’s programs including hunger, health, education and counseling, the new beneficiaries include: Blessings in a Backpack, Community Cooperative, Inc., Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Florida [...]

Robin Hamilton named chair of 2019 Magic Under the Mangroves gala

2018-11-05T20:34:15+00:00November 5th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

15th anniversary event in support of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida The Conservancy of Southwest Florida announces Robin Hamilton as the chair for the 2019 Magic Under the Mangroves gala. Hamilton is a long-time Conservancy supporter and member of the Magic Under the Mangroves event committee. “As we celebrate the 15th anniversary of our signature [...]

Creighton Construction & Development raises $41,500 for Wounded Veterans Relief Fund at 7-Eleven Redfish Rodeo Fishing Tournament

2018-10-31T18:53:25+00:00October 30th, 2018|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Creighton Construction & Development’s sixth annual 7-Eleven Redfish Rodeo Fishing Tournament has raised $41,500 to support the Wounded Veterans Relief Fund. An annual fundraising event for clients and project partners of Creighton Construction & Development, the catch-and-release fishing tournament attracted more than 150 anglers and 37 boats to the waterways around Cape Coral, Pine Island [...]

Guardian ad Litem Foundation to host Trivia Nite on Nov. 1

2018-10-26T01:50:47+00:00October 26th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Guardian ad Litem Foundation, 20th Judicial Circuit, will host a lively Trivia Nite on Nov. 1 to raise money for an essential program pairing volunteer advocates with abused, neglected and abandoned children. Trivia Nite will be professionally managed by Spotlight Entertainment of SWFL and held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1 at [...]

Conservancy invites community to RedSnook Kickoff Party Nov. 2

2018-10-23T06:36:43+00:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Annual fishing tournament celebrates 25 years of supporting clean water The Conservancy of Southwest Florida invites the community to support its clean water efforts during a Friday Night Kickoff Party to commence its 25th annual RedSnook Catch and Release Charity Tournament in early November. Featuring local craft beer from Naples Beach Brewery, wine, a fun [...]

‘Boo Ball’ gala raises $174,000 to enhance academic, social programs at PACE Center for Girls, Lee County

2018-10-23T06:53:33+00:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The spooky speakeasy-themed Boo Ball, an elegant costumed fundraising gala, raised $174,000 to enhance vital academic and social programs at PACE Center for Girls, Lee County. More than 260 guests donned costumes from the Roaring Twenties and bygone eras at the sold-out Boo Ball event on Oct. 6, sipping prohibition-inspired cocktails from the sweeping verandah [...]

Tenth annual Love That Dress! fundraising event raises $157,000 for PACE Center for Girls, Lee County

2018-08-29T02:18:32+00:00August 29th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

More than 450 fashionistas and community supporters recently came together for the 10th annual Love That Dress! fundraising event, raising $157,000 and climbing in support of PACE Center for Girls, Lee County. The ultimate feel-good shopping spree of the year featured shopping, music, silent auctions and cocktails at Embassy Suites by Hilton in Estero, with [...]

Child Care of Southwest Florida opens registration for Brown & Brown Insurance charity golf tournament

2018-08-29T01:51:04+00:00August 29th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Child Care of Southwest Florida, Inc. has opened registration for the Brown & Brown Insurance third annual Charity Golf Outing, which raises life-changing scholarship funds for children within its education program. Presented by Brown & Brown Insurance, the golf tournament will take place Friday, Sept. 21 at the Robert Cupp-designed LaPlaya Golf Club, 333 Palm [...]

Craft beer, food, live music on tap Nov. 10 at first-ever Matanzas Craft Beer Fest on the Bay

2018-08-22T22:31:41+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Matanzas on the Bay on Fort Myers Beach is pleased to announce its first-ever craft beer event, “Matanzas Craft Beer Fest on the Bay,” on tap from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10. Bringing local breweries, musicians and cuisine to Matanzas on the Bay’s waterfront setting along the back bay of Fort Myers [...]

Bell Tower Shops hosts back-to-school ‘Pup Rally’ Yappy Hour on Aug. 10

2018-08-06T22:32:25+00:00August 6th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

With the new school year upon us, Bell Tower Shops is transforming its monthly Yappy Hour into a back-to-school pep rally. The “Pup Rally” Yappy Hour runs from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 10 in the breezeway near World of Beer. For a $5 donation to the Gulf Coast Humane Society, pet owners [...]

‘Ultimate shopping spree’ awaits attendees Aug. 22 at 10th annual Love That Dress! fundraising event

2018-07-24T00:10:08+00:00July 24th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Tickets on sale Aug. 1, proceeds to benefit PACE Center for Girls, Lee County PACE Center for Girls, Lee County will host an exclusive Girls Night Out shopping experience for fashionistas at its 10th annual Love That Dress! event on Wednesday, Aug. 22. The ultimate feel-good shopping spree of the year, Love That Dress! features [...]

Ferguson Enterprises donates $11,255 to Lee BIA Builders Care

2018-07-19T21:35:48+00:00July 19th, 2018|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Funds support emergency repairs, construction services for local homeowners in need Ferguson Enterprises has generously donated more than $11,255 to Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA). Funds were raised through its 10th annual golf tournament held at Tiburon Golf Club on Saturday, June 15. Funds will [...]

Junior Achievement to host Bowl-A-Thon on Aug. 29 at HeadPinz

2018-07-18T22:52:53+00:00July 18th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Fundraising event to support student programs on financial literacy, work readiness, entrepreneurship   It’s time to start figuring out which of your friends and co-workers can throw a hook, hit the 7-10 split and knows how to score a turkey. Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida is inviting all bowling enthusiasts and beginners to its seventh annual [...]

Guadalupe Center raises more than $72,000 at fourth annual Guadalupe Charity Golf Classic

2018-06-01T23:57:51+00:00June 1st, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The fourth annual Guadalupe Charity Golf Classic raised more than $72,000 as a record 132 golfers and 15 business sponsors helped infuse additional financial support into Guadalupe Center’s summer enrichment program. The event, which was held at Vineyards Country Club in Naples, included a lunch buffet, championship golf, cocktails, evening hors d’oeuvres, silent auction and [...]

PACE Center for Girls, Lee County announces ‘FUNky Fashion Show,’ a Love That Dress! collection event, set for June 20

2018-05-22T20:24:28+00:00May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

PACE Center for Girls, Lee County is putting the “fun” in funky with a FUNky Fashion Show collection event on June 20 at the Cape Coral Yacht Club. Presented by IBERIABANK, the FUNky Fashion Show features one-of-a-kind pieces created by individuals and businesses made completely from recycled or repurposed items. This year’s featured designer is [...]

Oh, baby! Conservancy of Southwest Florida to host third annual wildlife baby shower June 2

2018-05-21T16:24:30+00:00May 21st, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

It’s baby season for wildlife in Southwest Florida, and the Conservancy of Southwest Florida is hosting a “Wildlife Hospital Baby Shower” on Saturday, June 2 to help patients at the von Arx Wildlife Hospital. The Conservancy invites community members and supporters to send or bring a gift to help provide the hospital’s youngest patients with [...]

PACE Center for Girls, Lee County announces ‘Sunset at St. Charles Yacht Club,’ a Love That Dress! collection event, set for June 5

2018-05-18T17:17:01+00:00May 18th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

An exclusive trip to the American Music Awards and a private Costa Rican villa rental for 10 are among the fabulous items being auctioned at PACE Center for Girls, Lee County’s next fundraising event on June 5. Sunset at St. Charles Yacht Club, a Love That Dress! collection event, includes smooth jazz and Latin sounds by [...]

Lehigh Acres Middle School to celebrate fine and performing arts at Prism Showcase on May 11

2018-05-08T21:53:38+00:00May 8th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Lehigh Acres Middle School is hosting a Prism Showcase on May 11 to highlight the incredible work of students in its fine arts and performing arts program. A Prism Showcase is a formal event that allows students in a variety of artistic disciplines to exhibit their work, including music, dance and art. Lehigh Acres Middle [...]

PACE Center for Girls, Lee County announces 2018 Boo Ball

2018-05-03T19:16:08+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

PACE Center for Girls, Lee County is pleased to announce the return of its highly anticipated signature event, the Boo Ball, coming to Fort Myers in October 2018. Featuring an elegant evening of dinner, dancing and a live auction for exceptional travel opportunities and experiences, the Halloween-themed gala will be held Saturday, Oct. 6 at [...]

It’s fiesta time as Bell Tower Shops celebrates Yappy Hour on May 11

2018-05-01T22:46:10+00:00April 30th, 2018|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

At Bell Tower Shops, the pooch party doesn’t stop when Cinco de Mayo is over. This month’s Yappy Hour event celebrates “Once de Mayo” (Spanish for the 11th of May) with a dog-friendly fiesta for four-legged revelers who missed the fun while their owners celebrated Cinco de Mayo. Pet owners can enter their dogs in [...]

Norman Love Confections partners with Spada Salon & Day Spa to offer the ultimate Mother’s Day gift

2018-05-01T22:51:41+00:00April 27th, 2018|Categories: Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Norman Love Confections is partnering with Spada Salon & Day Spa to create the ultimate Mother’s Day gift guaranteed to please and pamper mom. Norman Love Confections has developed a limited-edition Mother’s Day Collection featuring 10 heart-shaped, handcrafted chocolates, and from April 30 through May 12, guests at three of its chocolate salons can add [...]

Guadalupe Center announces sponsors for 4th annual Guadalupe Charity Golf Classic on April 20

2018-04-17T19:04:35+00:00April 17th, 2018|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center, a nonprofit organization focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through education for the children of Immokalee, has announced sponsors for its upcoming Guadalupe Charity Golf Classic. Platinum sponsors are Vineyards Country Club and the Seminole Tribe of Florida. BCB Homes, Fifth Third Bank, First Florida Integrity Bank and Lee Health Foundation are [...]

BBQ, Bands & Brew nets $75,000 for Builders Care, names top barbecue joints in town

2018-04-12T22:54:36+00:00April 12th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), netted $75,000 from the ninth annual BBQ, Bands & Brew event on Sunday, April 8. Proceeds support Lee BIA Builders Care’s mission of providing emergency repairs and construction services at no cost to elderly, disabled and economically disadvantaged homeowners who [...]

PACE Center for Girls, Lee County brings celebrity models, high fashion for launch of new ‘Love That Dress!’ collection

2018-04-02T21:02:27+00:00April 2nd, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

PACE Center for Girls, Lee County will celebrate the launch of its next “Love That Dress!” collection with an April 10 fashion show in Bonita Springs. “Fashion meets Passion” will feature 15 well-known community leaders donning the latest fashion trends and styles on the runway, highlighting new looks from White House | Black Market and [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces sponsors for Breaking Par at Grandezza Gala & Golf Tournament

2018-03-23T20:30:50+00:00March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida has announced sponsors for the organization’s sixth annual Breaking Par at Grandezza Gala & Golf Tournament in April. UPS is the CEO Academy Program sponsor. The CEO Academy, JA’s flagship program, is a weeklong, business school summer camp for rising high school juniors and seniors that’s held at Florida Gulf Coast University. [...]

Guadalupe Center receives two grants from Naples Children & Education Foundation following 2018 Naples Winter Wine Festival

2018-03-23T00:14:12+00:00March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Naples Children & Education Foundation on Monday, March 19 announced that the Guadalupe Center is receiving two substantial grants following the Naples Winter Wine Festival in January. Guadalupe Center, a nonprofit organization focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through education for the children of Immokalee, was awarded a $522,000 grant to help fund [...]

Charlotte Stone Crabs donating portion of ticket sales to lung cancer research

2018-03-16T20:36:19+00:00March 16th, 2018|Categories: Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Lung Cancer Research Council is partnering with the Charlotte Stone Crabs for “Make a Difference Mondays” to help the nonprofit volunteer organization support its mission of extending and saving lives. Baseball fans simply need to type in the unique code “LUNG” when purchasing Stone Crabs tickets online for Monday home games, and $5 from [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. expands grants program, seeks 2019 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest beneficiary applicants

2018-03-14T17:41:23+00:00March 14th, 2018|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Applications now open through April 5 to all organizations bettering the health and wellness of children in Southwest Florida SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc., a local nonprofit dedicated to saving children’s lives by supporting organizations committed to pediatric health care services and education, is accepting proposals from additional nonprofit organizations seeking funding. For those interested in [...]

2018 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest raises $2.9 million

2018-03-12T19:15:47+00:00March 12th, 2018|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

More than 350 bidders recently came together to give generously, raising $2.9 million in total to support pediatric health care and education during SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc.’s 2018 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest. All proceeds of the auction will support Golisano Children’s Hospital, Florida Gulf Coast University and Florida SouthWestern State College in support [...]

Publix donates $30,000 to Guadalupe Center through its ‘Food for All’ campaign

2018-02-15T20:54:00+00:00February 14th, 2018|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center recently received a $30,000 donation through the “Food for All” campaign launched in November by Publix Super Markets, Inc. Guadalupe Center, a nonprofit organization focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through education for the children of Immokalee, will use the funds to support its Early Childhood Education Program, which serves 306 children [...]

Lee BIA Builders Care opens online garage sale to sell appliances, furniture, cabinets and home décor

2018-01-31T18:19:51+00:00January 31st, 2018|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), has launched an online garage sale through its Facebook page to help raise money for its program. All funds raised will help support Builders Care’s mission of helping elderly and disabled homeowners in Lee County with emergency repairs. The new online [...]

‘Fall in Love with a Rescue’ during Yappy Hour at Bell Tower Shops on Feb. 9

2018-01-29T10:53:01+00:00January 29th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Bell Tower Shops, Southwest Florida’s dog-friendly shopping, dining and entertainment destination, is partnering with the Gulf Coast Humane Society to host a Valentine’s Day-themed Yappy Hour block party from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 9 at Center Court. Held on the second Friday of each month, Yappy Hour is the area's largest pet-friendly [...]

‘I Have the Right To’ co-authors Chessy Prout, Boston Globe’s Jenn Abelson to speak in Naples March 26

2018-01-26T15:50:56+00:00January 26th, 2018|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Wellfit Girls, a Southwest Florida nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering teen girls, will host an exclusive speaking engagement and book signing on Monday, March 26 at Venue Naples with national teen advocate and author Chessy Prout, a former Naples resident, along with co-author Jenn Abelson, an investigative reporter for the Boston Globe's Spotlight Team. At [...]

Guadalupe Center names Omar Jaimes as student speaker for 2018 Signature Event, “Welcome Aboard”

2018-01-09T17:14:34+00:00January 9th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Imagine a father telling their young child that they’re not good enough for an education. That was the experience of now 17-year-old Omar Jaimes, the student speaker for Guadalupe Center’s 2018 Signature Event, “Welcome Aboard.” During the event, which will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 17 at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples, the high [...]

Guadalupe Center unveils “Welcome Aboard” annual Signature Event auction items up for bid on Jan. 17

2017-12-14T15:34:33+00:00December 14th, 2017|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center, a nonprofit organization focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through education, is excited to announce five show-stopping items up for auction at its 2018 Signature Event, “Welcome Aboard.” Presented by The Moglia Family Foundation on behalf of Amy and Paul Heuerman, “Welcome Aboard” will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 at [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. names 2017-2018 trustees of the Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest

2017-12-08T17:05:03+00:00December 8th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. has announced the 2017-2018 trustees of its annual signature fundraising event, the Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest. Dedicated to supporting the organization’s mission to advance pediatric health care and health sciences in Southwest Florida, the 2017-2018 trustees include Bev and Art Cherry, Christin and David Collins, Cheryl and Dave Copham, [...]

Registration now open for Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s fourth annual WaterWorks Luncheon

2017-11-27T11:44:07+00:00November 27th, 2017|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Water Brothers, eco-adventure filmmakers to keynote Jan. 18 event Registration is now available for the Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s fourth annual WaterWorks Luncheon, taking place at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 18 at the Conservancy Nature Center. Advocating for Southwest Florida’s most valuable natural resource, water, the fundraising event will include lunch and a [...]

Fifth annual SW Florida 5K Run/Walk raises $20,700 for Lung Cancer Research Council

2017-11-21T14:03:39+00:00November 21st, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Lung Cancer Research Council’s fifth annual SW Florida 5K Run/Walk and Mile of Memories Memorial Walk on Nov. 4 raised more than $20,700 to benefit the Lung Cancer Research Council. Held at the Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, the 5K race recognized hundreds of loved ones that were lost to lung cancer, also [...]

Matanzas on the Bay’s inaugural Wine on the Waterfront raises $6,000 for Operation Open Arms

2017-11-20T13:59:48+00:00November 20th, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Proceeds to support nonprofit’s military outreach efforts Matanzas on the Bay hosted its inaugural “Wine on the Waterfront” fundraising event on Nov. 11, raising $6,000 to support the mission of Operation Open Arms, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the care and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in military personnel. Event proceeds will support Operation [...]

2017 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County, raises $100,000 for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida

2017-11-16T12:41:53+00:00November 16th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Laureates Edward V. Staros and Mark Wilson inducted into Business Hall of Fame   Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida recently raised $100,000 during its 2017 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County event at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples beach resort in Naples. Funds will benefit local Junior Achievement programs, which prepare students for business success through hands-on [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. donates $2.7 million to Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida

2017-11-14T11:58:14+00:00November 14th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to supporting health care and health science education in Southwest Florida, recently presented $2.7 million to Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida, with $1 million designated to address the vital need for children’s mental and behavioral health programs. Contributions were raised through the 2017 Southwest Florida Wine & [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. presents $200,000 to Florida SouthWestern State College for programs, scholarships

2017-10-30T11:13:17+00:00October 30th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. recently presented $200,000 to Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) to award scholarships to qualifying students within its health care programs. Helping educate Southwest Florida’s next generation of health care providers, the organization has granted $1 million to FSW over the past nine years to support programs and scholarships focused on pediatrics. [...]

Golfers Tee Off for 14th Annual Shell Point Open Charity Golf Tournament Nov. 10

2017-10-25T14:13:20+00:00October 25th, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Sports|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Southwest Florida golfers are invited to participate in Shell Point Retirement Community’s 14th annual Shell Point Open Charity Golf Tournament, which will be held on Friday, Nov. 10, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Presented by The Legacy Foundation at Shell Point, proceeds from the charity golf tournament will benefit the future Arts Center at [...]

Bell Tower Shops hosts “Furry Fans” Yappy Hour Nov. 10, benefiting Gulf Coast Humane Society

2017-10-25T09:26:19+00:00October 25th, 2017|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Pet-friendly, football-themed event to feature live music, fun and adoptable pets Bell Tower Shops and the Gulf Coast Humane Society have partnered to host a football-themed, “Furry Fans” Yappy Hour block party on Friday, Nov. 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Center Court. Held on the second Friday of each month, Yappy Hour is [...]

Guadalupe Center partners with celebrity photographer Jeremy Cowart to raise funds for Hurricane Irma survivors

2017-10-12T09:47:00+00:00October 12th, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Photographer’s “Resilient Light” project captures the resilience of the Immokalee community Following Hurricane Irma, renowned photographer Jeremy Cowart and crew traveled to Southwest Florida to capture the undocumented strength of victims of Hurricane Irma. Using an innovative lighting process, Cowart’s images captured the resilient light found in survivors, as they work to rebuild their lives. [...]

Bell Tower Shops hosts “Howl-O-Ween” Yappy Hour Oct. 13, benefiting Gulf Coast Humane Society

2017-10-03T09:16:43+00:00October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Spooktacular, pet-friendly event to feature live music, fun and adoptable pets Bell Tower Shops and the Gulf Coast Humane Society have partnered to host a Halloween-themed Yappy Hour block party on Friday, Oct. 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Center Court. Held on the second Friday of each month, Yappy Hour is the area's [...]

Lung Cancer Research Council hosts fifth annual SW Florida 5K Run/Walk Nov. 4

2017-09-28T10:37:59+00:00September 28th, 2017|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Lung Cancer Research Council will host its fifth annual SW Florida 5K Run/Walk and Mile of Memories Memorial Walk on Nov. 4 at the Charlotte Sports Park, located at 2300 El Jobean Rd. in Port Charlotte. Raising awareness and support for those who have been affected by lung cancer, the event will benefit the [...]

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